Last year the Vancouver Canucks somewhat ran away with the Northwest Division after struggling with Colorado for a while to get there. Calgary just missed out on the playoffs while Minnesota and Edmonton were mired at the bottom.
Do things go the same way this year or is there a chance for a surprise contender to come out of nowhere to win the division? Let us know in our poll and we’ll share the results with you next week.
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“It’s been a great city, a city that’s survived for many years through some tough times and for me, growing up there doesn’t seem too long ago,” Upshall said. “Places that probably aren’t standing anymore will be really, really tough to take. But as long as everyone’s OK, that’s the main thing.”